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Category Archives: dipping cuttings
Poinsettias cuttings are here! They may only in the greenhouse for a relatively short time, but they can have BIG problems compared to other crops. Not the least of which is Bemisia whitefly: a pest that can be hard to control with natural enemies and can ALSO be resistant to pesticides. So what’s a grower […]
For those of you that missed my webinar on “Thrips Control: from Propagation to Pocketbook”, it is now available for free on the Greenhouse Canada Magazine website. Keep reading for more details and a link to the talk.
Last year several consultants and I noticed something strange. A number of greenhouses in Ontario had noticeable infestations of mealybug in their poinsettia crop. This was the first time many in their 25+ year careers had seen this (e.g. see Mel Sawaya’s article … Continue reading